Botanical Name: Astragalus membranaceus Capsules Per Bottle: 100 mg Per Capsule: 490
Astragalus membranaceus also goes by the common names milk vetch, huang qi (Chinese), ogi (Japanese), and hwanggi (Korean). Astragalus has a rich history of use in eastern cultures. It is native to China, Mongolia and North Korea, and is an ancient component of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The herb was mentioned in theDivine Husbandman's Classic of the Materia Medica, written anonymously during the first century AD and attributed to the teachings of the legendary figure Shennong who is thought to have lived approximately 5,000 years ago.
Astragalus supports immune health to help you stay feeling your best and supports the body’s immune defenses to stay feeling healthy. Astragalus is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an adaptogen to help increase energy and resistance to stress.*
Astragalus is an herbaceous perennial, growing between 25 and 40 centimeters in height. It grows in grassy regions and on mountainsides, requiring plenty of exposure to the sun. When grown for cultivation, the plants are traditionally harvested after four or five years, with the roots collected in spring or fall. The roots are dried in the sun and then sliced for distribution. The slices are yellow in color and have a sweet, moistening taste with a firm, fibrous texture.
Ingredients Organic astragalus root and pullulan capsule. These vegan capsules are made from pullulan which is naturally fermented from tapioca.
Precautions No known precautions. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.